Jefferson County

NEWS BRIEFS: Students invited to decorate ornaments for holiday tree … and other items

All fourth-grade or 9-year-old students living within the boundaries of the Sequim School District are invited to create an ornament to help decorate… Continue reading

Seminars offered today during Collaborative Business Symposium

Seminars on such topics as harnessing social media, business financing and business grants are planned today during the second day of the… Continue reading

Sequim, Port Townsend ‘Cranksgiving’ events crank up for 2016

Sequim, Port Townsend ‘Cranksgiving’ events crank up for 2016

The family-friendly, wheel-powered food-raiser called Cranksgiving will take place in Sequim and Port Townsend this weekend. Sequim Organizers of the 2016 Cranksgiving are inviting community… Continue reading

Sequim, Port Townsend ‘Cranksgiving’ events crank up for 2016
The musical shenanigans of Locust Street Taxi: Taxi Fest V lands in Chimacum

The musical shenanigans of Locust Street Taxi: Taxi Fest V lands in Chimacum

When Locust Street Taxi hits the stage, shenanigans are inevitable. But that doesn’t mean the four-piece band isn’t serious about its craft, Locust… Continue reading

The musical shenanigans of Locust Street Taxi: Taxi Fest V lands in Chimacum

Trotting turkeys, tea with teddy bears and more abound this weekend

A turkey trot and a teddy bear tea are among the weekend’s activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. For more about Locust Street Taxi’s performance… Continue reading

West End Weekend encourages exploration in Jefferson County

West End Weekend encourages exploration in Jefferson County

The Jefferson County Historical Society today is launching its eighth annual West End Weekend to encourage residents to explore the West End and… Continue reading

West End Weekend encourages exploration in Jefferson County
$1.5 million bail set for man accused of 1978 Port Angeles murder

$1.5 million bail set for man accused of 1978 Port Angeles murder

Bail was set at $1.5 million Wednesday for a Los Angeles man accused of killing a Port Angeles woman more than 38… Continue reading

$1.5 million bail set for man accused of 1978 Port Angeles murder
Jefferson County awards $445,000 in lodging tax grants

Jefferson County awards $445,000 in lodging tax grants

The Jefferson County commissioners approved allocations of lodging tax revenue, accepting the recommendations of the county lodging tax advisory committee which reviews… Continue reading

Jefferson County awards $445,000 in lodging tax grants

Troopers seek pickup truck after wreck near Brinnon injures 1

State Patrol troopers are looking for a pickup truck that prompted a wreck on U.S. Highway 101 some 3 miles south of Brinnon.… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Coffee with mayor today in Sequim … and other items

The city of Sequim’s “Coffee with the Mayor” program will continue this month with a meeting today. Sequim residents can meet informally with… Continue reading

The Pennies For Quarters board, from left, Matthew Rainwater, Debbie Spinks and Jerry Stewart, hope to help homeless veterans in and around Port Angeles by providing a 1-year transitional program. (Pennies For Quarters)

Pennies for Quarters seeks to build tiny houses for homeless veterans

The Pennies for Quarters board has an idea that would give homeless veterans in and around Port Angeles a hand up and… Continue reading

The Pennies For Quarters board, from left, Matthew Rainwater, Debbie Spinks and Jerry Stewart, hope to help homeless veterans in and around Port Angeles by providing a 1-year transitional program. (Pennies For Quarters)
Mayors of ‘sanctuary cities,’ including Seattle, say they’ll fight Trump’s plans

Mayors of ‘sanctuary cities,’ including Seattle, say they’ll fight Trump’s plans

Democratic mayors of major U.S. cities that have long had cool relationships with federal immigration officials say… Continue reading

Mayors of ‘sanctuary cities,’ including Seattle, say they’ll fight Trump’s plans
Case of florist who denied service for gay wedding is heard

Case of florist who denied service for gay wedding is heard

A florist who was sued for refusing to provide services for a same-sex wedding says she was… Continue reading

Case of florist who denied service for gay wedding is heard

State Senate panel takes comments on REAL ID

Airport officials have told a state Senate panel that thousands of passengers might be turned away from… Continue reading

Outcomes remain the same in fourth, final ballot count in Jefferson County

It’s Kate Dean and Jeff Randall. The fourth and final count of Nov. 8 general election ballots before the election is certified… Continue reading

Business symposium offers free activities throughout Port Townsend on Thursday, Friday

The fifth annual Collaborative Business Symposium will offer activities Thursday and Friday as part of Global Entrepreneurship Month. The event has grown… Continue reading

FROM A WRITER’S NOTEBOOK: A thank-you to students from long ago

HARDLY ANYONE WRITES thank-you notes anymore. But there are two I’ve been meaning to send. And I’ve learned to identify the feeling inside that knows… Continue reading

LETTER: Recent writers reveal pratings of progressivism

In the PDN’s Nov. 13 Commentary Page, two letters stand out: “Band together” and “Impending storm,” both of which may be relegated to the file… Continue reading

LETTER: Step up with courage, compassion post-election

Post-election, our children and grandchildren contacted us. One, a Hispanic medical student, feels devastated, disillusioned and fearful for our country’s future. My daughters and granddaughters… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Mysterious NW talk Thursday in Port Townsend … and other items

Three authors will discuss the “mysterious Northwest” at the Port Townsend Library, 1220 Lawrence St., at 7 p.m. Thursday. Authors Rachel Bukey,… Continue reading